Jacob Heymann

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Unmanned SpaceX Rocket Blows Up During Launch

Looks like something went wrong in the rocket's second stage<p>[Update 6/28/2015 at 2:13 p.m.]<p>During a press conference, SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell said that the explosion may have originated from an overpressurization event in the rocket's second stage, but they're still trying to pinpoint the …

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The world’s first commercial jetpack will cost $150,000 next year

After 35 years in development, the world’s first commercially available jetpack will be available next year for $150,000.<p>The Martin Jetpack is made from carbon fibre and aluminium. It eschews the traditional rockets of science-fiction jetpacks, which are powerful but difficult to control, and …

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Superfast Lasers Create A Hologram You Can Touch

At quadrillionth-second bursts<p>The halls of science fiction are well-decorated with dreams of holograms—Jules Verne introduced holography to literature in 1893 with <i>The Castle of the Carpathians</i>, and how else would we know that Obi-Wan was Leia’s only hope?<p>Now, researchers at the Digital Nature …

The greatest brain myth there ever was?

Luc Besson’s latest sci-fi romp, Lucy, is based on the premise that the average person only uses 10% of their brain. This brain-myth has been fodder for books and movies for decades and is a tantalizing plot-device. Alarmingly, however, it seems to be widely accepted as fact. Of those asked, 48% of …

The Ten Most Desirable Video Game Companies to Work For

With the explosive growth of the gaming industry, especially in recent years, new graduates are flooding into the field with stars in their eyes, hoping to create the next indie darling or blockbuster mega-hit. It’s a tough business with long hours and high expectations, and there are plenty of …

James Foley's murder, and the psychology of our fascination with the gruesome

We find the horrible images and video of things like beheadings appalling – yet we are drawn to them. Dean Burnett examines why<p>After <b>Islamic State militants in Iraq murdered reporter James Foley</b>, they released a video of his beheading, the New York Post put a picture of it on its front page, and …